Q&A with Joan Hess and Barbara Rosenblat

Q&A with Joan Hess and Barbara Rosenblat   At long last The Painted Queen, the twentieth and final novel in the beloved Amelia Peabody series, will be published on July 25th, 2017.  The Painted Queen was begun by author and Egyptologist Barbara Mertz (writing under the pen name Elizabeth Peters) before her death in 2013, […]

J.A. Jance Interviewed

J.A. Jance Interviewed Proof Of Life by J. A. Jance brings back retired detective J. P. Beaumont. The difference between these novels and the other series Jance writes is that these blend sarcastic humor within the mystery. Now retired Beaumont (Beau) searches for something to keep him busy. But thanks to his longtime nemesis, Seattle […]

Interview with Kyle Mills

Interview with Kyle Mills As in The Third Option, Enemy Of The State’s plot has Mitch Rapp going somewhat rogue. He is asked by the president to perform a mission that is completely off the books, tracking down, interrogating, and killing members of the Saudi royal family who appear to be working with ISIS. Although […]

A Conversation with Sandra Brown

A Conversation with Sandra Brown

A Conversation with Sandra Brown Seeing Red by Sandra Brown is an intriguing story about redemption and second chances intertwined within a “who done it” mystery. The complexity of the plot originates with the lies and deceit. Twenty-five years ago, a bombing at the Pegasus, a Dallas hotel, leaves 98 dead and 197 wounded. An […]

A Conversation with Asa Avdic

A Conversation with Asa Avdic

A Conversation with Asa Avdic How would you describe The Dying Game? I struggled for a long time to find the right words for what kind of book The Dying Game is, because to me it’s just a story I had in my head that I wrote down. I had to find a way to […]

Interview with Judith Curr

Interview with Judith Curr

Interview with Judith Curr When Simon & Schuster asked Judith Curr to set up a new imprint within the company, no one could have foreseen the meteoric success that the upstart Atria Books would enjoy almost immediately after launching in 2002. Now home to authors including Vince Flynn, Isabel Allende, and Kevin Hart, Atria has […]

In Conversation: Olen Steinhauer and Mark Mills

In Conversation: Olen Steinhauer and Mark Mills

In Conversation: Olen Steinhauer and Mark Mills   OS: Where Dead Men Meet is a thrilling ride through Europe on the cusp of World War Two, and as I was reading, it struck me that you’ve regularly returned to the first half of the twentieth century in your books, portraying it always in a wonderfully authentic way. […]

Interview with Lori Rader-Day

Interview with Lori Rader-Day (Megan Abbott interviewed the highly talented Lori Rader-Day who spoke about the inspiration for her novel The Day I Died )   What inspired you to write The Day I Died? The Day I Died started as a short story in 2007, after I checked out a book about handwriting analysis […]

Lyndsay Faye on Sherlock Holmes: "He's an outsider, a Bohemian, someone who doesn't fit into a neat and clean box for people to categorize."

Lyndsay Faye on Sherlock Holmes: “He’s an outsider, a Bohemian, someone who doesn’t fit into a neat and clean box for people to categorize.”

Lyndsay Faye on Sherlock Holmes: “He’s an outsider, a Bohemian, someone who doesn’t fit into a neat and clean box for people to categorize.”   TSM: What’s your all-time favorite Sherlock Holmes story? LF: This is always the hardest question, but I inflict it on other people, so I have to also be willing to […]

Exclusive Interview with Rhys Bowen

Exclusive Interview with Rhys Bowen

Exclusive Interview with Rhys Bowen Rhys Bowen stands alone after success in series storytelling.   (Perennial bestseller Rhys Bowen recently made time to indulge some curiosities regarding her new standalone thriller, In Farleigh Field, as well as what readers can expect next in her storied career.) TSM: What ignited your desire to write In Farleigh […]

Emelie Schepp's Recipe to Write The Perfect Thriller...

Emelie Schepp’s Recipe to Write The Perfect Thriller…

Emelie Schepp’s Recipe to Write The Perfect Thriller… (Swedish author Emelie Schepp took some time out of her busy schedule to give speak to us about writing, rejection, and most importantly the key ingredients to pen a successful thriller. And speaking of thrillers, Marked for Revenge will be released this month by Mira Books.) TSM: […]